SPOTLIGHT

Our organizations have met with Facebook several times, we have flagged content through emails, and we have publicly shared our concerns with Facebook about the rampant spread of U.S. Spanish-language disinformation and hateful activities on the platform. We remain deeply disappointed that concerns are continuously ignored. It is time for Facebook to meaningfully act and commit to protecting its Spanish-speaking users.

PROGRAMS

The National Hispanic Media Coalition is devoted to increasing and improving portrayals of Latinos in the media while advocating for communications policies that elevate voices from within the community.

NHMC’s Latinx Stream Showcase was created nearly 10 years ago to showcase Latinx writers, actors, and directors. These talented creatives then have an opportunity to network with and perform in front of industry professionals.

NHMC’s Series Scriptwriters Program has yielded much success for nearly 20 years. Fellows have gone on to work in shows on HBO, Netflix, ViacomCBS, NBCUniversal, Walt Disney Television and many more.

NHMC’s Policy Fellowship prepares Latinx graduate and undergraduate students to advocate on behalf of the Latinx community in telecommunications, media advocacy at the civil rights intersection.

UPCOMING EVENTS

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NHMC’s staff is made up of individuals who fight for the betterment of society, believe in each other, and have faith in the Latinx communities that make up this country.

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Brenda Victoria Castillo

President & CEO

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Daiquiri Ryan, Esq.

Strategic Legal Advisor & Policy Counsel

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Araceli Velasco

Chief of Staff & Donor Relations

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Felicia Mora

Special Events and Programs Manager

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Cruz Castillo

External Relations & Digital Media Manager

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Our hope is that this verdict will be a small step towards accountability. But that’s just about accountability, not justice.

For us, justice would be George Floyd alive today.

To the Black kids waiting and watching:

You matter.

You are loved.

You have worth.

You have value.

Don’t let ANYTHING tell you otherwise.

The fact that we know what the verdict SHOULD be but remain unsure of what it WILL be speaks volumes about our nation. We have work to do.

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